Perception SummaryIllustrates the basic principles of perception by showing the activities of a group of students spending an evening in a college commons. Points out perceptual constancy, attention, expectancy or set and perception as an organizing process. Shows training programs, workshops and orientations offered to people in occupational fields dealing with people. Helps the individuals to become more keenly perceptive of others, thus communicating better with them. Topics: Perception, Students, Perception
Dr. Hadley Cantril discusses his investigations at the Perception Demonstration Center at Princeton University of the effects of some of our assumptions on what we see. Shows a distorted room that looks normal, with illustrations that include a rotating trapezoid that appears to oscillate, balloons that seem to move when in reality they are being inflated and deflated, or illuminated and darkened. Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film... Topics: Visual Perception, Perception
Gives concrete examples of how human perceptions affect the communication process and the individual's concept of reality, introduces two major theories of perception - - the cognitive and the transactional. Pictures Dorothea Lange as she prepares for a one-woman exhibition of her work covering the past fifty years. Discusses her involvement in her work, her philosophy as a photographer, and the reasons and emotions which moved her to photograph particular scenes. Topics: Perception and Communication, Group and interpersonal processes, Perception, Psychological theory...
Examines behavior and cognitive patterns which are characteristic of the first eighteen months of life, including object permanence, stranger and separation anxiety, reaction to discrepancy, and maturing coordinations. Discusses individual differences in infant temperamentJerome Kagan and Howard Gardner Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryExamines behavior and cognitive patterns which are characteristic of the first eighteen months of... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Infant psychology, Child Development, Child Psychology, Infant,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Revised version of the motion picture issued in 1963 under the same titleDefines line in art as being a record of movement, explaining how it serves as a path of action leading the eye through space. Points out that the ability to perceive line divorced from form can become a major esthetic skill SummaryDefines line in art as being a record of movement, explaining how it serves as a path of action leading the e.e through space. Points out that the ability to perceive line as separate from form... Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Line (Art), Visual perception, Lines, Perception, Visual arts, Visual... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
Shows some important developmental advances during the first year of life. Stresses that learning is influenced by interpersonal environment, particularly the mother - child relationship, and the physical environment in which the baby lives. Part of a government research project on infant learning. Eugene Raskin paints a word portrait of New York, as seen by lovers, adventurers, and the star-struck, against a background of jazz. Points up the pathos of old neighborhood contrasted to the bustle... Topics: How Babies Learn, Educational psychology, Environmental effects (Psychology), Group and...
Introduces the idea of sense perceptions, demonstrating that the human brain is the interpreter for sensory reception. Discusses sense perception and aids in study of light and sound. Describes the responses of the body to the many stimuli it receives and the limitations of the senses ; explains that visual perception depends heavily on past experience. Gives examples with Stratton's psychological experiment involving inverted vision. To license this film and get a higher quality version for... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: avgeeks, science, senses, perception, moody institute of science
Cartoon showing how sound motion pictures work, produced by a company that was an innovator in the field. Story by W.E. Erpi (pseudonym for Western Electric, Electrical Research Products Inc.). Directors: F. Lyle Goldman and Max Fleischer. favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 16 reviews ) Topics: Perception: Sound, Motion pictures: Sound, Animation
An introduction to the graphic works of the Dutch artist Maurits Escher, noted for his visual experiments with evolving forms, interlocking images, and problems of perspective Search Educational Film Journals at Media History Project for references to this film SummaryFeatures the work of Dutch graphic artist M C Escher, who imagines the world around him in ways that can only be described visually. Shows the interplay of form, time and space in unusual perspective. Topics: 16mm Film, Educational Film, Escher, M. C. (Maurits Cornelis), 1898-1972, Visual perception,... Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation